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Winterthur Farms, Intersection State Routes 92 & 100, Intersection State Routes 92 & 100, Winterthur, New Castle County, DE



B&W Photos

HB321724
BWPhotos 331241

HB321725
BWPhotos 331242

HB321726
BWPhotos 331243

HB321727
BWPhotos 331244

HB321728
BWPhotos 331245

HB321729
BWPhotos 331246

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BWPhotos 331247

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BWPhotos 331248

HB321732
BWPhotos 331249

HB321733
BWPhotos 331250

HB321734
BWPhotos 331251

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BWPhotos 331252

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BWPhotos 331253

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BWPhotos 331254

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BWPhotos 331255

HB321739
BWPhotos 331256


Item Title
BWPhotos 331256

Location
Intersection State Routes 92 & 100, Winterthur, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-267
Building/structure dates: 1801 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1810 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1837 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1839 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1866 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1906 subsequent work
Significance: This intersection is surrounded by a rural landscape and buildings, structures, objects and sites once functionally-related to Winterthur Farms and one branch of the de Pont family. Winterthur Farms, a nationally-recognized model estate farm was developed under the stewardship of Colonel Henry Algernon du Pont (b.1838, d.1926) and later his son, Henry Francis du Pont (b.1880, d.1969), following academic professional landscape design standards, and scientific, agricultural, and farming philosophies of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Winterthur Farms demonstrates the evolution of a traditional eighteenth- and nineteenth-century vernacular rural landscape modified through extensive intervention and capital improvements into a great agricultural estate in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

Subjects
People Associated With Politics & Government
Farms
Landscapes


Related Names
Du Pont, Col. Henry Algernon
Du Pont, Henry Francis
H.F. Du Pont Winterthur Museum & Gardens
Federal Highway Administration
Brandywine Creek State Park
Wilmington Country Club
O'Brian, Tim, Photographer
O'Bannon, Patrick, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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